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Discaria toumatou
drawn 1769; painted 1774; published 1986
plate 426 from Banks’ Florilegium, part XXI: New Zealand

colour engraving and etching (à la poupée)
ed. 26/100
printed by Gordon Robertson and Edward Egerton-Williams, London; published by Alecto Historical Editions, London in association with The British Museum (Natural History)
embossed and inscribed in pencil l.l.: BANKS’ FLORILEGIUM / PLATE No. 426 EDITION No. 26/100
embossed and inscribed in pencil l.r.: GR (in an oval) (dragon rampant) AHE (monogram) BM (banksia flower) (NH) ©1986
printed in ink (on mount) l.l.: S. Parkinson del.1769 / J.F. Miller pinx.1774
printed in ink (on mount) l.c.: PLATE 426 / [DISCARIA TOUMATOU Raoul / Rhamnus axillaris / Teoneroa, New Zealand / 8 October-11 October 1769
printed in ink (on mount) l.r.: W. Tringham sculps.
Accession Number
International Prints / International Prints and Drawings
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Presented by Rio Tinto Limited through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program, 2013
Gallery location
Not on display